10. Fluid Flow in Two and Three Dimensions

  1. Bruce A. Finlayson

Published Online: 25 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118309599.ch10

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing, Second Edition

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing, Second Edition

How to Cite

Finlayson, B. A. (2012) Fluid Flow in Two and Three Dimensions, in Introduction to Chemical Engineering Computing, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118309599.ch10

Author Information

  1. Rehnberg Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470932957

Online ISBN: 9781118309599

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Keywords:

  • fluid flow in two/three dimensions, CFD codes, finite volume and finite element;
  • model laminar fluid flow in 2D, 3D situations, and axisymmetric geometries;
  • finite element using Comsol Multiphysics, dimensional or nondimensional;
  • turbulent flow in pipe, turbulence modeled using the k-ε model

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mathematical Foundation of Fluid Flow

  • Nondimensionalization

  • Example: Entry Flow in a Pipe

  • Example: Entry Flow of a Non-Newtonian Fluid

  • Example: Flow in Microfluidic Devices

  • Example: Turbulent Flow in a Pipe

  • Example: Start-Up Flow in a Pipe

  • Example: Flow Through an Orifice

  • Example: Flow in a Serpentine Mixer

  • Microfluidics

  • Generation of Two-Dimensional Inlet Velocity Profiles for Three-Dimensional Simulations

  • Chapter Summary

  • Problems